Takaomi Sakai

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Takaomi Sakai
Tokyo Metropolitan University

Research Areas


Published Papers

Light is required for proper female mate choice between winged and wingless males in Drosophila.
Watanabe K, Suzuki Y, Inami S, Ohashi H, and *Sakai T.
Genes & Genetic Systems   93(3) 119-123   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Synaptic depression induced by postsynaptic cAMP production in the Drosophila mushroom body calyx.
Sato S, UenoK, Saitoe M, and *Sakai T.
J. Physiol.   596(12) 2447-2461   Jun 2018   [Refereed]
Leucokinin signaling regulates hunger–driven reduction of behavioral responses to noxious heat in Drosophila.
Takaomi Sakai
Biochem Biophys Res Commun.   499(2) 221-226   May 2018   [Refereed]
Mushroom body signaling is required for locomotor activity rhythms in Drosophila.
#Mabuchi I, #Shimada N, Sato S, Ienaga K, Inami S, *Sakai T.
Neurosci Res.   111 25-33   2016   [Refereed]
Modulation of light-driven arousal by LIM-homeodomain transcription factor Apterous in large PDF-positive lateral neurons of the Drosophila brain.
#Shimada N, #Inami S, Sato S, Kitamoto S, and *Sakai T.
Scientific Rep.   6 37255   2016   [Refereed]
Novel behavioral assay of wasabi avoidance in Drosophila using a video tracking system.
Ohashi, H. and *Sakai, T.
Appl. Entmol. Zool.   50 137-142   2015   [Refereed]
Knockout mutations of insulin-like peptides enhance sexual receptivity in Drosophila virgin females.
Watanabe, K., and *Sakai, T.
Genes & Genetic Systems   90 237-241   2015   [Refereed]
Insulin-producing cells regulate the sexual receptivity through the Painless TRP channel in Drosophila virgin females.
*Sakai, T., Watanabe, K., Ohashi, H., Sato, S., Inami, S., Shimada, N., Kitamoto, T.
PLoS ONE   9(2) e88175   2014   [Refereed]
Significance of the centrally expressed TRP channel Painless in Drosophila courtship memory.
Sakai, T., Sato, S., Ishimoto, H., *Kitamoto, T.
Learning & Memory   20 34-40   2013   [Refereed]
Fan-shaped body neurons are involved in period-dependent regulation of long-term courtship memory in Drosophila.
*Sakai, T., Inami,S., Sato, S., Kitamoto, T.
Learning & Memory   19 571-574   2012   [Refereed]
Novel behavioral assay of wasabi avoidance in Drosophila using a video tracking system.
*Sakai, T. and Aigaki, T.
Appl. Entmol. Zool.   45 533-539   2010   [Refereed]
The Drosophila calcineurin regulator, Sarah, is involved in male courtship
*Sakai, T. and Aigaki, T.
NeuroReport   21 985-988   2010   [Refereed]
Ecdysone signaling regulates courtship long-term memory formation in adult Drosophila melanogaster.
Ishimoto, H., Sakai, T., and *Kitamoto, T.
PNAS   106 6376-6381   2009   [Refereed]
The Drosophila TRPA channel, Painless, regulates sexual receptivity in virgin females.
*Sakai, T., Kasuya, J. Kitamoto, T. and Aigaki, T.
Genes, Brain and Behavior   8 546-557   2009   [Refereed]
Differential roles of two major brain structures, mushroom bodies and central complex, for Drosophila male courtship behavior.
T. Sakai and *T. Kitamoto
J. Neurobiol   66 821-834   2006   [Refereed]
A clock gene, period, plays a key role in long-term memory formation in Drosophila.
*T. Sakai, T. Tamura, T. Kitamoto and Y. Kidokoro
PNAS   101 16058-16063   2004   [Refereed]
Circadian rhythms of female mating activity governed by clock genes in Drosophila
T. Sakai and *N. Ishida
PNAS   98 9221-9225   2001   [Refereed]